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I installed php5 from the Software-Center and it came along with Apache2.

  1. Where is the localhost root folder where I can put up my files

  2. How can I install mysql database along with phpMyAdmin after this?

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  1. The default folder of your host after install apache is in /var/www you should see an index.html file by default that you see the first time in 127.0.0.1.
  2. To install phpMyAdmin open the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and enter this command: sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

To run phpMyAdmin open your browser and, in the URL bar put this: http://localhost/phpmyadmin

Do no forget to restart Apache.

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phpmyadmin install command :

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

You need to creat a symbolic link into your /var/www for starting phpmyadmin when you type : http://localhost/phpmyadmin

ln -s /etc/phpmyadmin /var/www/phpmyadmin
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